Job Vacancy: Cheese Care Preparer

About Us:

Aurora Cheese, an organic cheese dairy, is a family-owned company specializing in the production of high-quality organic cheese products. Our commitment to quality, sustainability, and naturalness is reflected in all our products. We take pride in offering our customers premium and flavorful cheeses while also protecting the environment.

For our cheese aging room in Ven-Zelderheide, we are looking for someone to coordinate and perform the care of our cheeses. Care involves daily rubbing of the cheeses during the artisanal aging process with a special mix of red flora bacteria using either a brush or a semi-automatic brushing machine. This results in a unique type of rind and a specific flavor.

Responsibilities: As a cheese care preparer, you are an essential part of the Aurora Team. You will work alongside your colleagues in the aging room in Ven-Zelderheide, Netherlands.

Your tasks include:

• Serving as a point of contact for all activities related to red rind cheeses • Taking responsibility for planning, traceability, and inventory management • Supervising a small team of employees (up to 3 people) • Preparing red cultures according to recipes and instructions • Ensuring artisanal cheese care with a brush or semi-automatic equipment • Performing and documenting cleaning tasks on the cheeses and work environment • Coating and labeling the cheese • Preparing the cheese for transport



• Are organized and possess leadership abilities
• Are motivated and have a positive attitude
• Pay attention to efficient work processes
• Are physically capable of performing the required tasks
• Maintain high standards of hygiene and cleanliness while working with food
• Speak and write Dutch, German, or English
• Have (good) knowledge of Polish
• Are enthusiastic about organic and sustainable food

What We Offer:
• A stable full-time job (36 to 40 hours per week)
• A familial atmosphere with flat hierarchies
• Fair compensation and additional benefits
• 8% vacation pay
• Independent work
• A one-year contract with the possibility of permanent employment
• Exciting career prospects in a growing company
• The opportunity to work in a dedicated and passionate team
• The chance to be involved in the production of high-quality organic cheese products
• Development and training opportunities

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